Estimated rainfall amount is from 7.5 – 30.0 mm per hour (Heavy – Intense) within the 500 km diameter of the Typhoon.
Residents in low lying and mountainous areas under signal #3, #2 and #1 are alerted against possible flashfloods and landslides. Likewise, those living in coastal areas under signal #3 and #2 are alerted against storm surges.
Sea travel is risky over the Eastern seaboard of Northern Luzon and of Visayas.
The public and the disaster risk reduction and management council concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 AM today.
Storm warning signals have been hoisted over 33 areas as tropical cyclone “Santi” intensified into a typhoon and continued to move closer to the Philippines, state weather bureau PAGASA said.
PAGASA said the province of Aurora has been placed under signal number 3. The coastal province should experience winds of 100 to 185 kilometers per hour (kph) in at least 18 hours.
Signal number 2 (60 to 100 kph winds in at least 24 hours) has been hoisted over the following areas:
Meanwhile, the following areas are now under signal number 1 (30 to 60 kph winds in at least 36 hours):